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Sharper hearings now set for Aug. 8

Updated: July 16, 2014, 1:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court, but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8.

Sharper spoke only to answer a procedural question from the judge.

Wednesday's proceedings had been scheduled to set a date for a preliminary hearing of allegations that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub.

The second hearing would have involved Sharper's extradition ...

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